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William Clayton (1710-1740)

William Clayton (c. 1710-1740) was born about 1710 in Talbot County, Maryland and lived only thirty years but his only child Mary Clayton grew up to marry William Bordley carrying the Clayton Bordley name for generations to come. William Clayton … Continue reading

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William Clayton (1682-1728)

William Clayton (1682-1728/9) was born about 1682, probably in Queen Anne’s County, Maryland.  He was the eldest son of Willam Clayton (c. 1655-1721). The identity of his mother is unknown but his stepmother was Joan (?-1730) who was the widow … Continue reading

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Hendrick Mesick

Johann Hendrick Mesick (1714-1809) was born December 29, 1714 in Germantown, Columbia County, New York.  A first generation American — before the Revolution — in which he later fought.  He was active in his church, raised a family, lived to … Continue reading

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Carl Neher

Carl Neher (Nehr) (c. 1676-1733) was born about 1676 in Birkenfield, Westerich, Germany.  He was the eldest of six children of Hans Jacob Nohr and Gertraud Sohn. The European home of his family was at Birkenfeld, in the commune Trarbach … Continue reading

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William Bordley

William Bordley (?-1610) was born in Cockley Bank, Rathmell, West Yorkshire before 1579.  His father was John Bordley (?-1579) who is buried at Long Preston.  The identity of his mother is unknown. William Bordley (?-1610) was the eldest son. William’s … Continue reading

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James Bryden

James Bryden (1761-1820) is included as a separate posting in Descent by Sea because his activities are quite interesting from both historical and psychological perspectives.  He is my third great grand uncle. While James’ life is somewhat a mystery, intentionally … Continue reading

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